Psychological Consultation: Introduction to Theory and Practice / Edition 2

Psychological Consultation: Introduction to Theory and Practice / Edition 2

by Duane Brown, Walter B. Pryzwansky, Ann C. Schulte
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205128114

ISBN-13: 9780205128112

Pub. Date: 02/13/1991

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

The most comprehensive consultation book on the market, Psychological Consultation outlines the major theoretical approaches to consultation and offers concrete ideas about the consultation process and techniques of consultation. Two chapters are devoted to specific consultees: parents and teachers. Additional chapters deal with

Overview

The most comprehensive consultation book on the market, Psychological Consultation outlines the major theoretical approaches to consultation and offers concrete ideas about the consultation process and techniques of consultation. Two chapters are devoted to specific consultees: parents and teachers. Additional chapters deal with consultation in organizations, the consultee, the consultant, and the use of data and information to inform the consultation process. For counselors and psychologists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205128112
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
02/13/1991
Edition description:
2nd ed
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
7.48(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

All chapters, except 14, conclude with "Summary," "Tips for the Practitioner," "Review Questions," "References," and "Answers to Learning Exercises."

Preface.

1. Introduction to Consultation.
Purpose.
Consultation: The History and the Promise.
Consultation Defined.
Some Definitional Issues.
Interventions Utilized by Human Resource Workers.
The Perspective of This Book.
The Remainder of This Book.

2. Mental Health Consultation.
Roots of Mental Health Consultation.
Basic Concepts in Mental Health Consultation.
Fundamental Assumptions in Mental Health Consultation.
The Consultation Process.
Types of Mental Health Consultation.
Further Developments in the Mental Health Consultation Model.

3. Behavioral Approaches
to Consultation.

Behavioral-Operant Model.
A Social Learning Theory Model.
Cultural Limitations.

4. Adlerian Consultation.
Background.
Adlerian Theory.
Consultation.
The Consultation Process.
Cultural Limitations.
Empirical Support.

5. Organizational Consultation.
Principles of Systems Theory.
Organizational Development Consultation.
Principles of Organizational Change.

6. Consultation Stages and Processes I.
Stages of Consultation.
Interpersonal Processes.

7. Consultation Stages and Processes II.
Roles of the Consultant.
Resistance.
Overcoming Resistance.
Internal versus External Consultants.
Cross-Cultural Consultation.
Organizational Variables and theConsultation Process.

8. The Skills and Characteristics
of the Consultant.

Characteristics of the Consultant.
Skills of the Consultant.
Needed Research.

9. The Consultee as a Variable.
Expectations and Preferences of the Consultee.
Consulting Characteristics Affecting Process.
Consultee Training.

10. Data-Based Decision Making in Consultation.
Monitoring the Consulting Process.
Evaluation.
Steps in Consultation Evaluation.
Uses of Evaluation Data.
Instrumentation.

11. Consultation with Parents.
Empirical Support.
Parent Consultation and Other Parental Interventions.
Models of Family Consultation.
An Eclectic Approach.
The Assumptions of the Approach.
The Process.
Group Parental Consultation.
Some Special Considerations.
Some Brief Case Studies.

12. Teacher Consultation — Teacher Collaboration.
The Consulting Teacher Models.
Collaboration.
Group Collaboration.
The 15-Minute Consultation.
Some Final Thoughts about Teacher Consultation.

13. Ethical and Legal Considerations.
Purposes of Codes of Ethics.
Ethical Principles.
Ethical Decision Making.
Enforcing Ethical Standards.
Potential Legal Difficulties.

14. Issues in Consultation.
Direct or Indirect Services.
Classification Schemes.
Consultation as a Profession.
The Limits of Consultation.
Choosing a Consultation Model.
The Controversy over Collaboration.
The Controversy over Behavioral Collaboration.
Asking for Help.
Dealing with Consultee Feelings.
The Involvement of the Consultant.
To Manipulate or Not to Manipulate.
Consultant as a Scholar Practitioner.
Research Directions.

Name Index.

Subject Index.

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